Because you need support — now.
The online workshops are ideal for providing you the help and the insights you need — no matter where you live.
Getting an Annulment: The Essential Things You Need to Know
Annulments are the single most confusing topic for divorced Catholics. Many wonder: What is an annulment? Why do I need one? Do I need an annulment to stay Catholic? Can I get married again without an annulment?
This highly informative online workshop address all the above and more. This workshop will cover:
- What an annulment is and why they exist
- The Catholic Church’s teaching on the permanence of marriage
- Why a Catholic would need an annulment
- The type of annulments
- The steps in a formal annulment process
- The grounds for granting an annulment
- The recent changes Pope Francis has made in the annulment process
- How to begin the annulment process
A must attend for every divorced Catholic.
Handling the Holidays After Divorce
The holidays are supposed to be a source of joy and excitement. However, divorce can throw a wet blanket on the fun. What used to be a time of celebration has now become a time of conflicting schedules, complicated coordination, and raw emotions.
In this workshop you will learn:
- How your family is still the key to enjoyable holidays.
- Why traditions are so important and how to incorporate them into your new post-divorce reality.
- How to deal with the anger, regret, and sadness that holidays can bring.
- How your former spouse can actually help you enjoy the holidays more.
- Some smart ways to plan ahead to avoid holiday disasters.
- How to keep Christmas morning joyful and exciting for the kids.
- Keys for making a smooth transition on the Christmas Eve drop-off.
- One idea that eliminates Santa having to stop at two houses.
- How to avoid the kids getting “over-gifted” on Christmas.
- Many other ideas for navigating the biggest holiday of the year.
Helping Kids Cope with Divorce
Plus: Raising Kids Catholic after Divorce
Children are the innocent victims of divorce. This topic dives into all the challenges of single parenting and provides solid, practical advice on how to effectively help children overcome divorce.
This online workshop will cover:
- How to ensure your kids are raised Catholic after divorce.
- Strategies for dealing with issues not in the divorce decree.
- When to introduce children to new relationships.
- When and why to involve children in big decisions after divorce.
- The most important ways to help children adjust to life after divorce.
- Why the former spouse is so critical to helping children deal with divorce.
The 10 Keys to Recovering from Divorce
This FREE online workshop will help the participant recover from divorce by giving a better understanding of how to cope with their emotions, providing insight into their faith, and offering techniques to assist in the healing process.
Topics covered include:
- Why the Catholic faith is essential to recovering from divorce.
- The reasons why it is so important to grieve the end of the marriage.
- The key habits that will help in recovery.
- How to find peace in the midst of the crisis.
- How to deal with the former spouse.
- The best ways to help the kids cope with divorce.
- The critical “do’s” and “don’ts” to aid in the recovery.
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Facilitator Training: Learn how to start and run a divorce support group
This FREE online workshop will walk you step-by-step through starting and running a divorce support group at your parish or diocese.
This FREE online workshop will cover:
- How to get a group started.
- How to promote the group for maximum attendance.
- The key qualities of a good facilitator.
- The structure of the group session.
- How to facilitate a session.
- How to use the Recovering from Divorce materials for maximum effectiveness.
- How to determine if a participant is ready to join the group.
- Essential do’s and don’ts of facilitating a group.